Why 2 Never Advertise 4 Ever Unless You’re Always Up 4 the Down. By: Jack Walker Let me pump this dream through you, people of Abilene Texas and surrounding cities and towns—especially the spectacular arrangement of folks that have never seen a community newspaper before. Community newspapers are free.  They cost you nothing and the…

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By Angela Sailor For African Americans, learning and knowledge has been—and continues to be—the drumline of survival and success. Enslaved black families knew this. It’s why they risked severe punishment by breaking laws that forbid them learning how to read and write. The opening of black colleges and universities after the Civil War signaled that those…

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By Floyd Miller Is there a rule somewhere that states that the next month must be more dramatic than the last? In January we saw a group of NON-PATRIOTS storm the Capitol to stop the vote to certify the next President and Vice President of the United States. As February begin, we saw the trial…

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By Keith Magee From Monday’s national Martin Luther King Day and, now, Wednesday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, our country remains woefully divided …. On 6 January, even as they hid from the mob laying siege to the Capitol, the chasms between our lawmakers reflected those in our society: they…

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The West Texas couples that have continued to go the distance

By: Floyd Miller Editor-In-Chief, West Texas Tribune We just thought we wanted to get away from 2020. The New Year gave us five days of hope and then January 6th came. It is another day that will live in Infamy. It is the day that President Trump orchestrated an insurrection from inside the Whitehouse. More…

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re platforming your top ten love songs of all time as submitted by you. (Email westtexastribune@yahoo.com and send us your list, be sure to use the #MYTOP10 as the title of the email so we can distinguish your submission accordingly. Jeff R. of Abilene Top 10 Love Songs of All Time…

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We want to know your top ten love songs ever!

By: Jack Walker With or without ‘Valentine’s Day’, and other ceremonious festivals of affection, this topic will never truly rest. It sure is fun to debate it though. Music lifts us up and sets us down while it brings us any emotion from misery to bliss. Say no more. Just listen. We want the riffs…

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